Man killed in New Year’s Eve crash on Eastern Shore

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ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — One person was killed in a crash New Year’s Eve on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Virginia State Police say.

In a news release Thursday, state police said troopers were called to a crash at the intersection of Chesser Road and Sand Street in Accomack County around 9 p.m. on Dec. 31.

State police said a 45-year-old Dietrich Geramane Davis, of Horntown, Virginia, was driving a 2005 Ford Focus east on Chesser when he lost control, ran off the road and hit several trees.

Davis, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected in the crash and died at the scene, state police said.

State police said it is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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